Increasing Rates of Drug-Addicted Babies Being Born in Massachusetts

June 20, 2014 2:21 AM

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It's been known the New England area has a heroin/opioid issue amongst its population, but it's now becoming a big problem for subsequent generations. Massachusetts is experiencing an alarming rate of babies being born with opiates in their system.

In recent months Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, Maine Governor Paul LePage, and Massachusetts Deval Patrick addressed each of their state's growing heroin and opioid problem. Governor Patrick even took it as far as declaring a state of emergency on the issue. The percentage of deaths, people admitt...

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